Meet Victor G. Cimino, MD, DDS, FACS

Dr. CiminoPlastic Surgeon in Park Ridge IL

Trusted by patients, and respected by his peers, Dr. Victor Cimino is one of the most highly trained board-certified plastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgeons in the Midwest.

In his over 25 years as a surgeon, clinical leader, and physician educator, Dr. Cimino developed an approach to cosmetic surgery rooted in providing the safest care with superior results.

Dr. Cimino comes to Chicago Surgical Specialists after a prestigious tenure as Chief of Plastic Surgery at Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC).  During his tenure at LUMC, Dr. Cimino trained hundreds of medical students, surgical interns, residents, and fellows in the art and science of plastic and reconstructive surgery.   

In his many years training future surgeons, Dr. Cimino emphasized not only the importance of delivering safe and exceptional care, but also the value of direct and honest communication in establishing patient trust.

Dr. Cimino’s skill and expertise is the result of his own rigorous training and the many years he devoted to training the next generation of surgeons. This accumulated knowledge and expertise distinguishes Dr. Cimino as a practitioner who inspires trust and confidence in patients considering plastic surgery or other cosmetic procedures.  

Dr. Cimino is meticulous and compassionate and delivers treatment customized to your specific needs and goals. 

Schedule a consultation with Dr. Cimino today!

Unique Education and Specialized Training

Trained in two distinct surgical specialties (plastic and reconstructive surgery, and oral and maxillofacial surgery), Dr. Cimino’s medical training, medical residencies, and fellowships include:

  • Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), School of Dentistry, Doctor of Dental Surgery
  • University of Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences/State University of New York (SUNY): Doctor of Medicine
  • University of Buffalo, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences/State University of New York (SUNY): General Surgery and Oral and Maxillofacial Surgical Residency
  • Loyola University Medical Center (LUMC), Maywood, Illinois: Plastic and Reconstructive Surgical Residency
  • Cook County Hospital, Chicago, Illinois: Attending in Charge of Clinical Affairs, Reconstructive Burn Surgery

An Accomplished Surgeon and Medical Educator

Dr. Cimino has dedicated his career to the teaching and practice of plastic, cosmetic, and reconstructive surgery with a singular focus on delivering safe and ethical care while achieving the highest standard in surgical results.

During his years at Loyola, Dr. Cimino served as the chief of plastic surgery and designed numerous teaching programs dedicated to plastic, reconstructive, and cosmetic surgery.  None was more impressive than the Integrated Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Residency Program through which Dr. Cimino trained surgical interns, residents, and fellows in the art and science of reconstructive and cosmetic surgery. Other national programs have been fashioned after this elite training program, which continues at Loyola today.

Dr. Cimino continues to collaborate with Loyola’s Plastic Surgery Training Program to provide his expertise in training physicians to perform cosmetic surgery to the highest standards of patient safety.

Professional Certifications and Membership in Professional Societies

Dr. Cimino is a member of – and certified by – the following professional organizations:

  • American Society of Plastic Surgery
  • American Society of Aesthetic Plastic Surgery
  • American College of Surgeons (Fellow of American College of Surgeons)
  • American Association of Oral Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Society of Maxillofacial Surgeons
  • American Council of Academic Plastic Surgeons
  • Lecturer: As a distinguished AO Professor, Dr. Cimino is in an elite group of cranial maxillofacial facial surgeons delivering cosmetic, trauma, and reconstructive surgical education.

A Published Author: Medical Education & Research:

Dr. Cimino is the author of numerous peer reviewed articles and chapters  

Recognized as a “Top Doctor”

  • US News and World Report: Top Doctor Plastic Surgery
  • Chicago Magazine: Top Surgeon 2012, 2017, 2019, 2020
  • West Suburban Living: Top Doctors in the Western Suburbs 2014, 2017
  • Castle Connolly: Top Doctors, Plastic Surgery 2013 to present

Dr. Cimino’s surgical interests include all aspects of cosmetic surgery of the breast face and body.